Staffordshire Historical Collections, Vol. 4. Originally published by Staffordshire Record Society, London, 1883.
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Assize Roll of Bucks (of uncertain date).
"Essoins taken at Newport on Wednesday on the Octaves of Michaelmas." Supposed to be of 16 and 17 H. III. [6th October, 1232.] (fn. 1)
Staff. William de Audedelegh was attached to answer the complaint of the Abbot of Crokesden that he had deforced him of forty acres of land in Musden, which he had conceded to the Abbot after an assize of novel disseisin had been summoned between them before the Justices Itinerant at Stafford, inasmuch as William had carried away the turf from the land, and heaped it up, and then burnt it, and by which he had been damaged to the amount of 100s.
William defended his right to take the turf, because he had common of pasture in the land. The case is adjourned to Westminster on the point of law on the morrow of St. Martin's. (fn. 2) m. 16.